Yuen Woo Ping's Wing Chun

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Sasha Vojković

Year 2009
Pages 156
Publisher Hong Kong University Press
Language en
ISBN 9789622099678
File Size 2.89 MB
File Format PDF
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This book explores Wing Chun's narrative representation of femininity and the martial arts genre, its history, traditions and cultural influences. While studio-made Hong Kong genre cinema has stressed action over narrative, Wing Chun offers a more egalitarian gender imaginary rooted in Daoist and Buddhist thought. The book provides new insights on the non-linear cinematic storytelling of the film. QR Code Online